EFCC Detain Emefiele After DSS Release Him

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has detained the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele shortly after his release from custody by DSS (Department of State Security)

The former CBN governor, it was learned, is currently being interrogated at the National Headquarters of the EFCC in Jabi, Abuja.

It was also gathered that the EFCC is probing the former CBN governor over alleged impropriety during his term as the head of the apex bank and may file further charges against him.

An EFCC source confirmed this by saying, “Yes, Emefiele is currently in our (EFCC) custody; he was arrested last night less than an hour after the DSS freed him. He’s currently being interrogated at the headquarters, as he’s being investigated for alleged misappropriation of funds amongst other things during his term as CBN governor,” the source noted.